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Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. What is... Read More

Succinate

succinate intermediate of the tricarboxylic acid cycle and glyoxylate... Read More

Substrate specificity

Definition noun A feature of enzyme activity with regard to the kind of substrate reacting with an enzyme to yield a... Read More

Flavin adenine dinucleotide

Definition noun plural: flavin adenine dinucleotides fla·vin ad·e·nine di·nu·cle·o·tide, ad·e·nine... Read More

Anaerobic respiration

Anaerobic Respiration Definition What is anaerobic respiration? Anaerobic (cellular) respiration is a respiratory process... Read More

Endosymbiotic theory

Endosymbiotic theory definition noun (evolutionary biology) A theory suggesting that the organelles such as mitochondria... Read More

Endosymbiosis

Definition noun A symbiosis wherein the symbiont lives within the body of its host Supplement Symbiosis pertains to a close... Read More

Symbiont

Definition noun, plural: symbionts An organism in a symbiotic relationship Supplement Symbiont is the term used to refer to... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Citric Acid Cycle

Definition noun (1) A cycle of reactions catalyzed by enzymes in which pyruvate derived from nutrients and converted to... Read More

Marker enzyme

Definition noun, plural: marker enzymes Any enzyme confined to a particular organelle, cell, or cellular... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Nitrogen fixation

Definition noun The conversion of atmospheric nitrogen (N2) into a more usable form by natural means, such as by the... Read More

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Guanosine triphosphate

Definition noun plural: guanosine triphosphates (biochemistry) An organic compound that is composed of guanosine (a... Read More